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Sit yourself down and kick off your flip-flops. Welcome to my website. I’m a writer, an illustrator and a beach person.Let's Get Inspired
Sandy Gingras’s novel PARADISE GIRLS to be published Summer 2022
A jilted home magazine writer and a broken-hearted fisherman (and his three-legged dog, Tripod) find love in The Low Key Inn–a down-on-its-luck hotel in the Everglades.
“This is the book your heart needs.”
“A deeply human, touching, and beautiful novel.”
“A heavenly book, wise and funny, surprising, realistic, and a joy to read from the first page to the last. I recommend this book, heart and soul!"
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A little more about me
I live on an island six miles out to sea, and I think, no, I know, I’ve got salt water in my soul.Read My Story
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